Gráinne Nic Gibb, partner and Grainne Nic Lochlainn, sister of Ronan MacLochlainn arriving for the Commission of Investigation of the fatal shooting by An Garda Siochana of Ronan Mac Lochlainn in 2015. File photograph: Alan Betson

The shooting dead of Real IRA member Ronan MacLochlainn during an armed robbery 20 years ago was “necessary and reasonable”, a commission established (...)

 The court heard gardaí were in a position to stop the attempted robbery beforehand and arrest the man but instead “went for the spectacular”.

A woman whose partner was shot dead by gardaí during an attempted armed robbery of a cash-in-transit van wants the High Court to overturn a Commission(...)

The Commission of Investigation into the fatal shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn  heard the dead man’s partner, Gráinne Nic Gibb, was still to receive confirmation that all of the relevant evidence had been disclosed by the State. Photograph: David Sleator

Had the Garda known a Real IRA gang was about to carry out an armed robbery it would have prevented it and one of the raiders would not have been s(...)

Frances Fitzgerald: stopped short of guaranteeing all fees would be paid

A commission of investigation into the shooting dead by gardaí of a dissident republican is being held 16 years later because the inquiries by the Ga(...)

The funeral of Mr Ronan Mac Lochlainn in Ballymun in 1998.

The Government is to consider establishing another commission of investigation into a justice controversy – the shooting dead by gardaí of a dissident(...)